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Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 11:30am EST
phase of the struggle for freedom, and the united states reaffirms our commitment to ukraines sovereignty and territorial integrity. we condemn the russian confederations act of aggression, and we have throughout this moment, and evidence of a great transformation taking place, and in that transformation, we will standing with the people of ukraine. today ukrainians are demanding a government with the consent of the people, and i have to say that we all greatly admire the restraint of that the transitional government has shown as it makes this transition. they have shown restraint despite an invasion of ukrainian homeland, and the russian government that has chosen aggression and intimidation as a first resort. the contrast really could not be clearer, determined ukrainians demonstrating strength through unity and the russian government out of excuses, hiding its hand behind falsehoods, intimidation, and provocations. in the hearts of ukrainians in the eyes of the world, there is nothing strong about what russia is doing. that both sides can accept. the prime minister spoke ye
Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 11:00am EST
you. america's top diplomat heading to ukraine. secretary of state john kerry meeting with the key players in kiev. >> translator: this was an unconstitutional coup. >> reporter: and vladimir putin speaking out about the represents. >>> president obama outlining his budget wish list and an emphasis on the working poor. >>> and we'll tell you how police in new orleans are trying to keep things under control for fat tuesday. ♪ >>> secretary of state john kerry is in kiev at this hour. he is expected to speak shortly showing u.s. support for ukraine's new government. we are waiting for that to happen. vladimir putin spoke out earlier, rejecting the new government in ukraine. phil ittner watching the situation for us from kiev. and phil this is the first time we have heard from vladimir putin since the crisis began? >> reporter: that's right, dell, secretary of state kerry did show up and spend some time on the square paying tribute to those who lost their lives, but you are right, before he showed it up was vladimir putin who was in the spot light. he spent an hour with the russian
CBS
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm EST
arrived in kiev to show support for ukraine's government. >> the united states reaffirms our commit to ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. according to international law. we condemn the russian federation's act of aggression. >> reporter: russia is under pressure to pull thousands of troops from southern ukraine, a region with many ethnic russians and considerable strategic advantages for russia's military. in his first extended comments since russian troops seized crimea, president vladimir putin called the recent uprising an unconstitutional ciewp and said moscow -- coup and said moscow reserves the right to protect ukraine [ inaudible ] it will offer advisories to help with new elections. president obama has also been huddling with his staff about economic sanctions against russia that might convince putin to change course. world financial markets and russia's currency rebounded tuesday after a big drop. putin claims any sanctions will backfire. craig boswell for cbs news, the white house. >>> homicide investigators were called to a silver spring neighborhood today afte
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 11:00am EST
conflict in ukraine. the state is one of the guarantors of sovereignty and territory under the budapest agreement. furthermore, a current member of the security council, which shares with other member states a very important function, to support peace and stability throughout the world. none of your reasoning about the legitimacy of the invasion of the ukraine can be condoned within the u.n. charter. all the arguments made by russia for protecting the russian population, which supposedly condones military intervention -- this is a question that is totally the internal purview of the citizens of ukraine, its government, and should be done under a constitution. all citizens, regardless of their nationality, have equal rights. only the ukrainian parliament can take decisions. assistance tory handle such humanitarian questions? i have already said we do not need that type of assistance. you continue to reference the 14 anent of february 20 agreement for the settlement of the crisis in ukraine. surprised by this type of reasoning. the russian side, which participated in the mediation talks i
CBS
Mar 4, 2014 6:30pm EST
ukraine. in kiev today, the ukrainian captain, secretary of state john kerry honored protesters killed last month. those protesters drove ukraine's pro-moscow president viktor yanukovych from power, and that is what triggered putin's invasion. also today, the russians test fired an intercontinental ballistic missile in southern russia. elizabeth palmer reports from crimea that russian forces there fired warning shots at unarmed ukrainian soldiers. >> reporter: it was part military maneuver, part exercise in national pride. , cranian soldiers set out to demand the occupying forces give them back their weapons. instead the russians ordered them to halt. and then fired what may be the first shots since this invasion began. but it didn't last long, and the ukrainians eventually returned to base empty-handed. to hear vladimir putin tell it, though, there is no attention at all between the two armies. "they're brothers in arms, friends" he said. "i'm convinced that russia and ukrainian forces will stand together." maybe he hasn't seen these pictures of ukrainian as long as barricaded
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 10:00am EST
happening with our neighbors and ukraine, folks are very deeply concerned. the crisis provoked by the state in kiev as a result of the takeover of extremists is continuing to get worse and is creating risks for the country. today in geneva our minister of foreign affairs spoke in detail about the situation in ukraine. we are convinced any internal crises must be overcome by a dialogue of forces in a constitutional way and with respect to international obligations and obligations on international humanitarian law, defending human rights and national minorities. it is important to avoid extremists who are trying to take the situation under their control who are using violence and open terror. it is well known who created the crisis in ukraine. disputing the legitimate actions of the legitimate authorities, some of our partners have taken a course to support antigovernment statements. they have encouraged their participants who have moved to aggressive actions of force in attacking the police, stealing from warehouses, and mocking officials in the region, and crude interventions. many towns in
CBS
Mar 4, 2014 4:00am PST
>>> secretary of state john kerry heads to ukraine as the u.s. considers sanctions against russia while president vladimir putin calls off russian military exercises. >>> snow, ice and single-digit temperatures make travel a hazard along the mid-atlantic region. >>> and lebron james is nearly unstoppable as he scores the >>> and lebron james is nearly unstoppable as he scores the most points of his nba career. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, march 4th, 2014. >>> good morning, good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. well, as the ukrainian crisis deepens, a new chill has settled over u.s./russian relations. the president met with this national security council monday to consider u.s. responses short of direct military action. the president says, quote, russia is on the wrong side of history. the pentagon moves to cancel military cooperation with russia. bilateral trade talks have been put on hold. the president called on congress to approve an aid package for the new ukrainian government. and the u.s. could get support from the european union
Bloomberg
Mar 4, 2014 2:00pm EST
debate here in the states. ukraine. the latest on president obama says russian president vladimir putin has breached international law. the present spoke to reporters earlier today on the situation in crimea. thatere is a strong belief russia's actions is violating international law. president putin seems to think -- has a different set of lawyers making a different set of interpretations. that is fooling anybody. everybody recognizes that, although russia has legitimate interests in what happens in a neighboring state, that does not give them the right to use force as a means of inserting influence. said heresident also has not spoken to president putin since the weekend. let's get the latest on the --und rumble bloomberg ground from bloomberg. what is the latest in the standoff? much a tensel very standoff. there's is an air base down in crimea. it was taken over by russian forces over the weekend. this morning, ukrainian troops -- 300 of them -- marched back to that base and said they wanted it back. soldiersf 12 russian greeted them and told them to go away. they fired some warning
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 8:00am PST
, john kerry, pass by. what are people in kiev, in ukraine, hoping to hear from the secretary of state when he speaks a few minutes from now? >> reporter: i have been in independence square for the past few days where there are these very emotional scenes with people laying flowers on the barricades. there were battles between the protesters and the police. it has become a memorial to the people that died mainly shot by snipers. you can see people still laying flowers into the evening. very important for the people of this part of ukraine at least that john kerry was seen here in independence square paying his respects to the people that lost their lives here, sort of laying a memorial to them as well. they are looking for him now to take strong action to put whatever diplomatic, financial, and political pressure he can on russia, along with his allies in the international community, to pull back from their position in ukraine. what exactly those levers are, remains unclear for the moment. what's been announced coinciding with john kerry's visit but the u.s. is $1 billion in a credit l
Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm EST
thank you very much. secretary of state john kerry saying we stand with the people of ukrain saying what happened in independence square the u.s. calls freedom. phil ittner has been watching all of the diplomatic developments for us from kiev. and phil very strong support from the us. >> reporter: yeah, absolutely del, very strong support from the u.s. we heard john kerry touching on a number of things. he was clearly touched and moved by getting down on the square where the deaths happened and the shootings during the height of the protest. he did visit, and apparently boosting the morale of the government, he also brought a message aside from the money and democratic talk, he brought a message that the united states remains very much in support of ukrain. >> and phil it is roughly now 7:00 in kiev. i know it is late. but has there been any reaction from the people out there concerning this support, the fact that secretary of state has now visited kiev and thrown the u.s. support behind their new and fledgling government? >> reporter: well, del, there hasn't really been support to
ABC
Mar 3, 2014 5:00pm PST
up efforts to address growing tensions in ukraine. secretary of state kerry leaves tonight for kiev to meet with lead leaders from the government. the acting president says crew members are ready to defend ships after troops demanded surrender. >> the russian troops, so is the global effort to penalize russia. at dabbing bass door talked with us about this crisis. >> this when criticizing the actions >> michael mcfall just returned to stanford two days ago. he's in agreement with president obama that russia must pay a price for sending in troops to the crima region. >> this is just unacceptable. you can't just invade a country and annexed territory. it can't happen in 2014. he believes economic sanctions will put a chill on foreign investment. if if you're looking now, say up street here or in america, have you three australia you have a fourth one, the board is thinking this is too risky. >> people are starting to hi about shifting their outsourcing to other countries. >> nobody thinks there is going to be a war but risk is there as a business person, why should i take that risk? w
FOX News
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm PST
objective of all sides, united states, ukraine, russia, should be to de-escalate this crisis and the key is going to be getting the ukrainian government in kiev, talking to the russians, talking to the crimean part of the country to diffuse the crisis. that's the most important success. standing behind ukraine, package of assistance, whirnd them, but also saying to the ukrainian government, the kiev government, opponent be careful. let's de-escalate -- let's defuse the crisis and let's not provoke the russians or the crimeans. >> memories are rich here as i'm sure you know. the conflict that happened in georgia. vladimir putin or the russians went in and ended up tiptoeing out of there and regained some territory. if that sort of thing were to happen here, there is month indication ukraine will be able to get that crimea at my point. if that's the case and ukraine loses crimea to the russians, that's a big problem and another violation of international law and maybe even a sign that vladimir putin of the world you can get away with it. >> obviously vladimir putin and the russians are
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 11:00am PST
. president obama and his secretary of state reject russia's reasoning for what's happening in ukraine. right now ukrainian ministry officials say at least 16,000 russian troops are in ukraine's heavily pro-russia state of cr if the m imea. but john kerry who visited the capitol of kiev and president obama insisted what vladimir putin says does not match what's happening on the ground. >> i don't think that's fooling anybody. i think everybody recognizes that although russia has legitimate interests in what happens in a neighboring state, that does not give it the right to use force as a means of exerting influence inside of that state. >> we condemn the russian federation's act of aggression. it is clear that russia has been working hard to create a pretext for being able to invade further. russia has talked about russian-speaking minority citizens who are under siege. they're not. and in fact this government has acted remarkably responsibly by urging total calm. >> now, today mr. putin would not acknowledge to reporters that russian troops were even in crimea, but he did say his inte
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 8:00pm EST
discuss ukraine, and secretary of state john kerry is expected in the ukrainian capitol on tuesday. john few people think that the west will actually go to war over crimea, but it does now look at though another option is being discussed, that is hitting russia in the pocketbook. but economic responses take time, and time is something that kiev may not have. >> phil ittner reporting from kiev. phil, thank you. >>> ukraine's crimea region is a military strong hold for ukraine and russia. jonathan betz with more. >> certain now that russia may try to push out ukraine's military all together in crimea. the black sea fleet is based at the peninsula. it has 25,000 soldiers stationed there from russia. but last weekend president putin sent in 6,000 more. russia then seized airports in the capitol and western coastal town. it has always surrounded ukraine military bases in several cities. those bases have been cut off by ukraine's troops remain inside. also russia took over a ferry terminal on the eastern tip of crimea, about 12 miles from russia, and another way russia is likely to bring in mo
ABC
Mar 4, 2014 6:30pm EST
state john kerry was on the ground in ukraine. and abc's chief global affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, is traveling with him and joining us right now. martha, give it to us straight. is the united states closer to conflict with russia tonight or not? >> reporter: vladimir putin, the bully, vladimir putin, may already have gotten what he wants, crimea. so, it's very possible he won't push any further. this is the way that man negotiates. he is a bully. he is hammer-handed. this is how he operates. >> but there's going to be meetings. they are negotiating? >> reporter: there are negotiations going on. tomorrow, secretary kerry will be meeting with the russian foreign minister here in paris. secretary kerry wants to get this settled as soon as possible. >> at the end of the day, can the united states let russia keep crimea this way? >> reporter: a simple answer to that is, is europe going to go to war over crimea? the united states certainly won't. so, that may well happen. >> all right. martha raddatz, as we said, traveling with the secretary of state. thank you so much for join
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 10:00am PST
hour and the onrequesting crisis in ukraine, and there are major developments. the secretary of state, john kerry, was in kiev, ukraine, meeting with the government there and touring the site of last month's deadly pro it tests. a short time ago, he and president obama made clear their support for that new ukrainian government, contradicting the russian president, vladimir putin's claims that ukraine has no legitimate leaders. president obama dismissed that claim, adding that russian's invasion of crimea was a miscalculation. >> i actually think that this is not a sign of strength, but rather is a reflection that countries near russia have deep concerns and suspicions about this kind of meddling. and if anything, will push many countries further away from russia. there is the ability for ukraine to be a friend of the west's, and a friend of russia's. >> secretary of state john kerry just left kiev for talks in paris, was even more forcefully, said all of putin's claims are false. >> not a single piece of credible evidence supports any one of these claims. none. >> adding to the tensio
Al Jazeera America
Mar 4, 2014 12:00am EST
of state kerry arrives in kiev tomorrow morning to meet with the transitional government in ukraine. the president insists this isn't the cold war all over again. with military options off the table, and with putin showing no signs of backing down, obama will reverse economic aggression with an old adversary. >> there is the possibility we understand that either on his way there or on his way back he could meet with his russian counterpart sergey joie. >> thank you, mike viqueria from the white house, senator john mccain earlier i spoke with him and i asked him if the u.s. had miscalculated vladimir putin's ambitions. >> you've got to start with a fundamental realization that vladimir putin is an old kgb colonel that wants to reestablish the old russian empire. and when he said the greatest catastrophe of the 20th century, was a collapse of the soviet union, he meant it. >> so what do you anticipate from mr. putin at this point? >> i'm very worried about eastern ukraine. i don't know how far he'll go. i predicted crimea by the way because of the importance of sevastopol. i don't thi
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 9:00pm EST
eastern ukraine, and that's where the continued resolve and push-back from the united states and nato and u.n. is so critical now. >> we appreciate you being with us ambassador volker. and sheila macvicar, as well. >>> when we come back, the standoff, face to face and toe to toe and the powder keg that crimea has become. >> earlier today, president putin in effected military -- inspected military drills in crimea on the heels of 6,000 troops in place at strategic locations in on the peninsula, jennifer glasse reports from 13 miles outside the capitol jen. >> we've seen russian forces take key positions around the country. the public are with them. but even if they haven't taken a particular base they're still in chrome of the territory. >> the front lines are being drawn in crimea. nowhere is that more clear than outside the ukrainian military base at paravalny. there is a standoff. russian forces have the place surrounded. ukrainians are guarding ammunition and armored vehicles. the population appears to be taking sides. until sunday morning no one really cared about this place.
CBS
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm PST
. support for ukraine's new government. >> the united states reaffirms our commitment to ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. according to international law, we condemn the russian federation's act of aggression. >> reporter: russia is under pressure to pull thousands of troops from southern ukraine. a region with many ethnic russians and considerable strategic advantages for russia's military. [ speaking foreign language ] in his first extended comments since russian troops seized crimea. president vladimir putin called the recent uprisings an unconstitutional coup. the obama administration is pledging $1 billion in loan guarantees to help the ukraine weather this crisis. and will offer advisers to help with new elections. >> we believe that the ukrainian people should be able to decide their own future. >> reporter: president obama has also been huddling with his staff about economic sanctions against russia. that might convince putin to change course. world financial markets and russia's currency rebounded tuesday after a big drop. putin claims any sanctions will bac
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 1:00am EST
rights council. he stated that russia's actions a relation to ukraine were question of defending our citizens and compatriots and ensuring human rights. the secretary-general has remained closely engaged on the floor -- on the situation in ukraine. in the latest phone call conversation with president putin over the weekend, the secretary-general told him that he was closely following the serious and rapidly unfolding developments in ukraine. the secretary-general expressed concern about the situation that would compromise the unity, sovereignty, and territorial integrity of the country. he reiterated it was critical to restore calm and proceed to a de-escalation and asked for cool heads reveal. since secretary-general appealed to president putin to urgently engage in direct dialogue with the authorities, he has repeatedly said that it is critical to exercise respect for ukraine's independence, unity, sovereignty, and territorial integrity. he has underscored the utmost importance of restoring calm to de-escalate tensions through dialogue. he stressed in the spirit of the u.n. charter
CBS
Mar 4, 2014 6:00pm EST
. just before secretary of state, john kerry, arrived to show the u.s. support for ukraine's new government. >> the united states reaffirms our commitment to ukraine'ssoeverty and territorial integrity. according to international law. we condemn the russian federations active aggression. >> the obama administration is also pledging a billion dollars in loan guarantees to help you crane weather this crisis and will offer advisers to help with new elections. world financial markets and russia's currency rebounded tuesday after big drops. putin claims any sanctions will backfire. >> one step closer to eliminating jail time for people who smoke marijuana at home. today, the city council voted 10-1 to make possession of an ounce or less of pot punishable by a civil fine of $25. under the measure, public smoking of marijuana would still be a criminal offense. mayor vincent gray is expected to sign the bill, but congress can still veto the measure. >>> if you have gone looking for, then you know that rock salt is in high demand this season. stores around the region having a tough time k
FOX News
Mar 4, 2014 2:00am PST
of state john kerry arrives in ukraine. will vladmir putin listen to him or is he plotting his next move? >> an honor student who doesn't want to follow the rules. the 17-year-old is suing her own parents for college tuition. you will hear both sides of the fachly drama. >> he delivered pizza to the most famous actor in the world. now we have the answer to the question everyone is asking, did he get a tip? fox and friends first starts right now. ♪>> good morning to you. that is outside new york city this morning. it is march 4th. two-days away from ash wednesday. hard to believe spring is around the corner. >> i am ainsley earhardt. >> i am heather childers. half past the top of the hour we begin with a show down in the ukraine. at this hour secretary of state john kerry on his way to that region to put pressure on putin to stand down. >> will diplomacy be enough? doug luzader in live with more. >> another good morning. mixed signals for russia as the dangerous standoff continues. as u.s. secretary of state john kerry prepares to head to the region after overseeing pro have beenin
ABC
Mar 4, 2014 5:00am PST
a serious injury accident. >> tensions escalate between russia and ukraine. secretary of state john kerry is now visiting the ukraine capitol today and russian political putin spoke out publicly on the crisis for the first time this morning. we are following all the developments from washington. >>> good morning, world powers are urging the president to withdraw from crimea before the situation escalates but so far putin has not budged. >> shag president putin is not backing down. today he called the new rue crane government illegitimate saying it took power as a result of coop. he ordered some troops at the border to return home, tensions are running high. with the russian air force in the skies, san boots on the ground and the russian navy pa ttroling the seas, there is a huge escalation. russia says the troops are there to protect the citizens from the unrest in ukraine sparked by protests that led to the outing of 9 country's president. >> the country is in chaos. >> the pentagon put on hold all military exercises with russia and any bilateral meetings as they consider comprehen
FOX News
Mar 4, 2014 11:00am PST
president and secretary of state talking about an aid package of a billion dollars to help out ukraine and deal with it from an economic standpoint. heavy pressure under secretary of state for russia to pushing back further than we've seen so far. >> the president's critics are being very vocal. what are they saying this means about foreign policy. >> dick durban has a large ukrainian population in illini, gave a speech to that community and basically said, he was told 90 minute phone call we have the picture of the president talking to putin, 90 minutes on that call. he was told by john kerry ominous, worrisome, vladimir would not make commitments to president obama. republicans like lindsey yshs the country. e reason is he's >> you don't talk to putin an hour and a half, have you a five-minute conversation. you say, mr. president, what you're doing is wrong. it's illegal. >> you see lindsey graham, john mccain, other top republicans hitting the president saying it goes back to other issues like red line in syria, the president when he did not follow up with u.s. military action after
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 6:30am PST
member the chamber's options are limited. us secretary of state john kerry will be in kiev today. on monday barack obama met with his national security advisers to discuss ukraine and the us has already said it will suspend its military cooperation with russia. it's a snap to the us stands the is for russia with impunity and two but it's all on the ground to violate basic recipes that are recognized around the world. and. be strong condemnation that it's received from countries around the world indicates the degree to which rushes on the wrong side of israel. as the crisis continues in ukraine its economy continues to suffer. team of experts from the international monetary fund said to begin a ten day fact finding mission in kiev today. to weigh the merits of the new government's requests for fifteen million dollars in aid money this layer comes after moscow's decision to freeze its own financial support. lacking he explains the path to an international bailout is far from easy. i was keen for a secure financial lifeline the minister has asked for the fifteen billion dollars in loans
FOX News
Mar 4, 2014 1:00am PST
crimea region of the ukraine, the united states is weighing their options to tighten their grip on the country. john kerry is headed there tonight. russia has given a deadline of 10:00 p.m. eastern for two war ships to surrender or be seized. putin made his first public appearance today to watch military maneuvers in russia, and earlier today, president obama offered this warning. >> i think the strong condemnation that it's received from countries around the world indicates the degree to which russia is on the wrong side of history on this. if in fact they continue on the current trajectory they're on, we're examining a whole series of steps, economic, diplomatic, that will isolate russia. this will be a costly proposition. >> nato's counsel will hold an emergency meeting at the request of poland. it feels its security is threatened. bob, i want to go to you first. in any white house, you can be going along, you have your agenda, your state of the union and all of a sudden, something happens overseas and lands on the president's desk. what do you think of the developments? >> it h
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 6:00am PST
assistance from the united states to ukraine is a $1 billion loan guarantee. i want to bring in the reporter who was on the plane with secretary of state john kerry as he arrived in kiev. what's the reason for this assistance? is it enough? >> reporter: well, jake, the u.s. is giving this particular loan guarantee to help insulate the economy you from the effects of reduced energy subsidies from russia. that's why ukrainians have been getting oil and gas and been able to do it cheaply. now that they want to rebuild the economy, they need to work with the imf on this. one of the things the imf is looking for them to do is raise energy prices. a lot is geared toward the energy factor. u.s. is sending technical advisors to work with the government on energy reforms and other types of financial reforms that they need to do to rebuild the economy. they also want to help the ukrainian businesses. they're talking about further assistance. they'll be sending advisors to work on anticorruption and recovering. is it enough? don't know. the ukrainians said they need $30 billion to rebuild the
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 5:00pm PST
federation constitute an act of aggression against the state of ukraine. >> that in response to russian president vladimir putin receiving authorities saturday from his parliament to use military force in ukraine. all the while, the spectacle continued. a mystery gunman with no insignias on their uniforms, patrolling the streets. >> where are you from? >> russia. >> from where in russia? >> it's not important. >> but it is important to nearly all of europe and the united states. president obama spoke to president putin calling on him to withdraw his troops. on sunday the situation seemed to get worse. they surrounded their naval operations base. asking the commander to hand over control. >> we've been ordered to defend the base he says, if anyone tries to force us to leave, we'll defend it and fight with our guns. >> in all some ten bases surround it. ukrainian troops inside the base appear to be russian troops on the youd sides. the stand-offs have been tense, so far there's been no loss of life. russia had complete operational control of crimea. >> the central government is sh
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2014 6:00am PST
and try to pressure them to pull back from ukraine. the state department said sanctions are likely and they may be announced within days. the problem is the best leverage against russia doesn't rest with the united states. it's in europe. and those countries haven't shown the appetite yet for the action that would be necessary potentially to push putin. today, nato ambassadors will hold a second meeting for a request for additional -- has called on russia to withdraw its troops but have taken no steps to back that up. due to the billions of dollars tied up in trade deals between russia and the eu. that last point could actually end up being a big factor. after speaking to president putin by phone, german chancellor angela merkel told president obama she wasn't sure that putin was in touch with reality. in her words she said, "putin's in another world." jim maceda, with where do we go from here. that was some press conference. >> reporter: yes, it was. you summed it up very well. it went on for an hour and a half. it was the first time we've seen him speak about anything, much less
CNN
Mar 4, 2014 1:00pm PST
united states was warned before the crisis in the ukraine broke out and that this launch was slated to happen. extremely concerned about calming the fears of the west, president obama who has been hammered by republicans in response to this crisis says, putin is isolating himself from the rest of the world. >> there is a strong belief that russia's action is violating international law. i don't know if president putin seems to have a different set of lawyers. >> but putin for whom madeleine albright called delusional earlier today on this network says he's acting in response to a coo against the ukrainian government. speaking at a news conference in moscow, putin described it as an orgy of radicals and nationalists. the russian president says he's not trying to annex ukraines crimean peninsula and that the forces in southern ukraine are not troops but merely self-defense teams. putin is not taking the action of force off the table to protect russian-speaking ukrainians. he called them brothers in arms which is puzzling when you hear warning shots over the heads of unarmed ukrainian tro
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2014 1:00pm PST
ukraine, secretary of state john kerry was in kiev arriving with $1 billion loan package for the country's faltering economy the secretary issued a forceful rebuttal to russia and offered the kremlin a diplomatic off-ramp to the 21st century. >> we condemn the russian federation's act of aggression in its diplomacy and respect for sovereignty not unilateral force that can best solve disputes like this in 291st century. this is the 21st century, and we should not see nations step backwards to behave in 19th or 20th century fashion. there are ways to resolve these differences, great nations choose to do that appropriately. >> but given president putin's statements on ukraine thus far, it's clear that that off-ramp will remain unused for the moment. putin made fairly ludicrous statements. he said the soldiers in the ukraine, those 6,000 men patrolling cry meia, those were not russian forces at all. he insisted they were, quote, local defense forces and call the people's uprising against ukrainian president viktor yanukovych an unconstitutional coup and said they were sitting in a la
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2014 1:00am PST
invades the former soviet state of ukraine and american conservatives that their real disappointment, their real anger is not against putin or against russia, it's against president obama. >> i think putin is playing chess and i think we're playing marbles. and i don't think it's even close. they have been running circles around us. >> i think our policy towards russia during this administration deserves a heavy amount of criticism. >> every time the president goes on national television and threatens putin or anyone like putin, everybody's eyes roll, including mine. we have a weak and indecisive president that invites oppression. >> putin decides what he wants to do and he does it in half a day, right? he went -- he decided he had to go to their parliament. he went to their parliament, he got permission in 15 minutes. he makes a decision and he executes it, quickly. then everybody reacts. that's what you call a leader. >> that's what rudy giuliani calls a leader. these guys did not appear to feel this way under president george w. bush. particularly the last time that putin invaded
NBC
Mar 4, 2014 4:30am PST
minutes secretary of state john kerry landed in ukraine to show the united states support for the country's government there. it comes russian president putin spoke to the media for the first time since the crisis. he says he is not invading you crane, he is helping. putin rejected the united states' threat to punish russia with sanctions. he says he has the right to protect russians in the ukraine and told reporters he hopes that russia will not have to use force in eastern you crane where a vast majority of people there are ethnic russians. but in the southern area of crimea troops fired warning shots as 300 ukrainian soldiers demanded their jobs back. this is the first report of gun fire in this conflict. the ukrainian troops previously manned the air base, now controlled by russians. about a dozen russian soldiers warned the ukrainians who did not appear armed, to stay back, commanders from both sides eventually spoke. nobody was hurt. putin pulled back thousands of troops from ukrainian border today t russians say those troops have been on practice maneuvers. many ukrainians
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2014 9:00pm PST
parts of ukraine, would any of the options available to not just the united states but the international community actually make a difference? would any of the options that were on the table right now be enough to push russia hard enough and indeed fast enough to make a difference now? joining us now is congresswoman marcy kaptur of ohio. congresswoman, thank you so much for being with us tonight. >> thank you very much and thank you for that background. >> well, let me ask you if any of that, a, strikes you wrong. i know you spent a lot of time in ukraine. i know you are ukrainian american in terms of your background. what do you feel like is the most important thing for americans to understand about the context of ukrainian politics right now and our relationship with that country? >> well, i think the most important thing for any freedom-loving nation is to know that the majority of people of ukraine want to be free and they don't want to be treated like chattel from the last century. the ham-handed approach from the president of russia i think shocked the world. we had
FOX News
Mar 4, 2014 8:00am PST
package to ukraine's new government as secretary of state john kerry arrives in kiev to show support. our national security correspondent jennifer give -- griffin live at pentagon. >> reporter: chuck hagel is set to meet at the white house. russian troops.nian soldiers they fired warning shots undeterred. the ukrainian soldiers kept going. russian soldiers said don't go any further, we say, stop, stop. another says i will shoot. the ukrainian commander, says, quiet, quiet. another ukrainian soldier, men this is the soviet flag, are you going to shoot at this? another ukrainian soldier says it has been ours since 1991. russian soldier responds. the commander will come in a moment. there will be talks. talks, don't appear to be in the cards for russia's president. vladmir putin broke his silence declaring the new ukrainian government illegal, stating fugitive president victor yanukovych is the only legitimate leader of ukraine. yesterday putin's ambassador to the u.n. said yanukovych invited russian troops into ukraine to protect ethnically russian women and children. putin says he res
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2014 6:00pm PST
states' response should be to that sort of request if it does arise? >> well, i think that ukraine's closest neighbors are paying attention. turkey is paying attention, ukraine is a borderland to turkey. poland is paying attention. you mentioned hungary, rachel. hungary is paying attention. if you look at the -- her immediate neighbors and then expand to the ukrainian all around the world whether here in the united states, canada, argentina, italy, portugal, united kingdom, if you look around the world, there are more people who are of ukrainian heritage living outside ukraine than inside ukraine. and that is because of the sheer terror, the great terror that characterized life there for so many generations, since the revolution actually. the same is true with russia. i would say to the president of russia and to the president of ukraine, you know what, your young people are leaving your countries. how are you going to have a great nation as it depopulates? they're seeking to get out because life isn't good. and it's incumbent upon you to settle things down. i think russia's action r
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 7:00am EST
them stop concentrating so much on what is going on outside the united states like in the ukraine. many problems here dealing with our own people getting jobs. we have a lot of schools closed recently. a lot of the unemployment has run out. part of the short term unemployed. part of the seasonal workers. we need to concentrate on the spending bill. wage isthe minimum great because gas prices are going up every day. agriculture is going up and even the price of beef is going up. i think $10.10 is still an insult and slap in the face but it is what it is and showing they do care about the people. host: you said there should be less spending overseas. how do you feel there has been an effort to get the u.s. to fund or send funds to the ukraine to help amid the crisis going on over there to help the people over there? do you think that is a good place to spend money right now for the united states? caller: i think a good place to spend money right now is in the united states. they have school closings. trying to get 340 $5 million just to keep some of the schools open. callingben in p
KRON
Mar 4, 2014 6:00am PST
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ABC
Mar 4, 2014 6:00am PST
tough words and goes after the united states as russia and the ukraine remain on the brink war. >>> thanks for joining us on tuesday. >>> first up we will check on the weather forecast. mike is off and lisa is on the roof. >> we cannot call this a "storm." mist and drizzle. it is behind us. but plenty of wet pavement. we have number two tomorrow and the third on the second half of the weekend. there will be plenty of cloud cover. the moisture is not being picked up. you will be dry with outside chance of a sure and otherwise muggy along the coast and upper 50's to the low 60's. around the bay, starting out with slick pavement and low 60's with clouds and inland you have fog but the afternoon will feature more clouds into the low 60's and we are dry for the bulk of the day and tomorrow but we will talk about the second system that is more significant from a third to half an inch of rain overnight tomorrow. first, sue has a check on the roads. >> i do. we have an update in san bruno with a sig-alert in effect. there was an overturned vehicle that flipped making its way from 280 t
PBS
Mar 4, 2014 3:59pm PST
has been a day of intense diplomatic efforts to try to defuse it tensions and ukraine. secretary of state john kerry urged russia to abide by international law. president putin said he would use military force as a last resort. tensions are still very high, and no one is sure how the standoff will end. up we begin coverage tonight in crimea. >> this is the moment when crisis could have turned into war. man of ukraine's 62nd fighter regiment marched toward the russian roadblock which ours their way to the airbase. at the end of the road, three russian soldiers, with others covering the parm. all of this live on ukrainian television. a bbc team was also there. by keeping relatively calm, the russian officer probably saved the day. you can see the tension in the face of the soldier who opened fire. that, waiting for their decision. >> that is the position that ukraine as a whole has. the biggest danger about a situation like this is that something quite low level can go wrong, shooting will start, and then the situation will get completely out of control. moment, that look like a serio
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2014 8:00am PST
fired warning shots as ukraine soldiers approached. all this as we said with secretary of state john kerry now in ukraine in a show of support. nbc news chief fortunate affairs correspondent andrea mitchell joins us now by phone in kiev. andrea, do we have a preview of what we might hear from secretary kerry? >> well, secretary kerry, we're in the motorcade right now with him heading to a news conference at the u.s. embassy. he's just met with all the leaders, acting leaders, here and tried to encourage them with an offer of $1 billion in loan guarantees to help offset expected increases in energy costs coming from russia, as russia continues to try to squeeze them. there's a lot of interest in his reaction to what vladimir putin said. he would have gotten a readout by now, but has been on a pretty busy schedule, the emotional trip through the square, where he lit a candle and visited the shrine to those who fell to snipers' bullets, so he didn't see it himself, we were on the plane overnight flying when putin was speaking, but contrary to all of the u.s. pressure for him to take the
ABC
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm EST
look the united states is showing its support today for ukraine's new leadership. meanwhile, russia's president vladimir putin seems to have softened his stance on ukraine. alex is in ukraine with the very latest. >> [chanting] marched, they sang ukraine's national anthem. then shots, a warning from russian forces not to come any closer. >> don't go any further, when russians older -- one russian soldier said. these unarmed ukrainian troops were trying to march to their airfield seized by the russians. after four hours of test initiation, ukrainian troops returned to their base. not succeeded but nor was there any bloodshed. we do not want a war with russia. across crimea, russian forces are demanding the surrender of ukrainian bases. in some places, they have succeeded. ukrainian troops are digging in. russia has now controlled all of crimea. today, president vladimir wootton defended russia's action and did not rule out using force elsewhere in ukraine. national interest to defend these people, he said. it is a humanitarian mission. secretary of state john kerry arrived in
CSPAN
Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm EST
aggression against ukraine, then there is the model provided in the united states which requires sanctions on certain -- gross human rights violations at home and we should be speaking to our european allies that they, too, should adopt similar legislation imposing sanctions both toward this particular act of aggression and more broadly the state of human rights violations that characterizes the russian federation today. third, in our congress should look to consider a bill that would take the act sanctions for human rights violations and make them applicable not just the individuals in the russian federation but globally. and whenever we are looking at the types of countries that both i've used the populations at home and threaten their neighbors, that these things are, this is a situation that applies from countries, iran and china broadly, but once again as legislation sitting in congress deserves to be considered. the second audience, allies, partners, the people who look to the united states traditionally for leadership. ambassador eric aleman who serves on board of directors of forei
CBS
Mar 3, 2014 5:30pm PST
evening, this is our western edition. secretary of state john kerry is heading to ukraine after a white house meeting with president obama, secretary hagel and chairman of the joint chiefs. kerry's mission is to show support for the country at the center of the biggest u.s.-russian faceoff since the cold war. nato says the crisis is a threat to peace in europe. russian president vladimir putin has been sending troops across the border into ukraine's crimea region in defiance of mr. obama. they began moving in after ukrainian protesters ousted the pro-moscow president last month. they were demanding closer ties to western europe. putin said he was protecting russian interests. liz palmer is covering the russian invasion in crimea. russians are now in contro s local government as well as the roads and all the military installations. the only pockets of resistance are small groups of ukrainian soldiers who are dug in on ships or in bases still holding out against the russians. today ukrainian officers joined their men to resist a russian assault. they formed a human shield in front o
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 7:00pm EST
playing out in ukraine, pitting vladimir putin against the united states and its allies in europe. there are a lot of moving parts, and i'm going to try to make clear which parts effect americans directly, and which one coulds have an indirect but possibly more important consequence on the u.s. if the situation gets out of control. today's drama involve conflicting reports that russia has tightened its grip on crimea, and the u.s. is considering sanctions against russia, and i'll discuss why sanctions may not work, and why the u.s. might not get its allies to go along with them. right now the crisis is having a negative effect on global financial markets. stocks fell across the globe. the dow falling nearly 1%, and the nasdaq problems about three-quarters of a percent. the ruble dropped too, and russia increased its interest rate, that of course hurt russian consumers and the glo l global -- companies that serve them. people piled into u.s. treasuries too, causing interest rates here to fall, and worries sent weak prices jumping nearly 5% because ukraine is the fifth largest wheat
FOX News
Mar 3, 2014 11:00pm PST
military sphere it ought to do it. remember, ukraine is in our vital from the. the united states' vital interest as well as the european union. >> angela merkel saying that president putin lost touch with reality. >> and he has. she is right. i'm disappointed with the germans. >> is she going to join us. >> right now i think the answer is. no too much economically at stake for the germans. >> that's the point u up to the eyeballs with russia. we are sitting here doing saber rattling. >> absolutely. the only big stick left in the free world right now is the united states. we have decided to put it on the table and walk away. >> general, always nice to see you, thank you, sir. >> you too, greta. thank you. >> straight ahead, she heard blood curdling screams. that's the first witness in the pistorius murder trial. the limbacher olympic athlete turns witness speaks. you will hear it next. also, i'm going to talk to you off-the-record. if i were betting, i would bet most of you disagree with me on this one. and you probably will even send me a blistering email after you hear it contin
PBS
Mar 3, 2014 6:00pm PST
borders ukraine. but what is also true is that over time, this will be a costly proposition for russia. >> reporter: the president is dispatching secretary of state kerry to kiev for meetings tomorrow with interim government leaders and parliamentarians. and he called on congress to act quickly on economic aid for ukraine. in brussels today, kerry's european union counterparts urged russia to take the path of mediation. carl bildt is sweden's foreign minister >> i think some in russia are still impressed by their military might. but i think after a while they will see the limitations. military might is not the way to make friends in europe, not to make friends in the world, and i think at some point in time they will start to see that. >> reporter: but in switzerland, russia's foreign minister, sergey lavrov, again said moscow was protecting russian citizens in crimea. and he lashed back at threats of economic penalties. >> ( translated ): those who attempt to interpret the situation as an act of aggression and threaten us with sanctions and boycotts, these are the very same partners o
FOX News
Mar 4, 2014 10:00am PST
threatening retaliation for any u.s. sanctions over ukraine. u.s. officials fear it is the start of something much larger. i am alisyn camerota. >> and i am bill hemmer. secretary of state kerry and president obama accuse putin of breaking international law. >> those are russian troops firing warning shots to the ukraine soldiers. >> harsh words and high tensions and two weeks after the blood bath in the square before me and secretary of state john kerry in kiev reported that he was terribly moved. there are caskets carried around the square to heroes never die and people saying prayers for the victims, all of this as people talk about the absurdity of russian and ukranian brothers on the verge of going to war. this call, ukranians want the base back from the russians and the russians said they would shot and warning shots were fired. and tense moments in crimea and putin said force would be against only terrorist. he blames the west for causing anarchy and all of the troops are not his but local defense forces and that caught secretary of state kerry by surprise. >> denied they are
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